Monnin Returns with WMRT Card:
Hönö, Sweden (February 23, 2017) – The 2016 season tested Albert Riele Swiss Team and with mixed results, the team found themselves in unfamiliar territory on the World Match Racing Tour leaderboard. With a new setup in 2017, Eric Monnin believes his long-term game plan will kick in and the team sees improvements. Monnin turns up the heat on the water but knows how to be a gracious winner, and loser. It is no secret that last year was a disappointment for the Albert Riele Swiss Team. Monnin’s Tour Card is the ninth of 10 Tour Cards to be announced. Full Report.
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VIDEO: The Longest Two Seconds…:
ORACLE TEAM USA skipper Jimmy Spithill has often spoken about the risks inherent in pushing the boundaries of the sport. The team had another reminder of that when grinder Graeme Spence went overboard in front of the main beam, and fell in the water between the two hulls.
“Any time you see someone go over the front it’s a real bad feeling,” said Spithill. “That time from when he goes over the front to when you see him pop back up on the surface and see the thumbs up, always takes too long.”
Video by Sam Greenfield / ORACLE TEAM USA
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